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Posted by **Ronny** on Monday, November 26, 2007 at 4:15pm.

The inside is 24ft by 16ft but i need to find x.

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**Michael**, Monday, November 26, 2007 at 4:26pmIt will be very helpful to draw a diagram to model this situation.

Since you're given the dimensions of the garden, calculate the area of the entire garden.

Subtract the given area of the flowers to get the area of the "inside of the garden."

The width of the flower border is x. Now write an equation for the area of the inside of the garden using x. (Refer to your diagram to help you.) What equation do you get?

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**Ronny**, Monday, November 26, 2007 at 4:32pmi found the answer x=3 but i dont kno how to show my work. lol

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**Michael**, Monday, November 26, 2007 at 4:37pmShow your work by writing an equation to model the situation. This will set you on the right track...

(I made a mistake. The border is an addition, so this is the correct info...)

It will be very helpful to draw a diagram to model this situation.

Since you're given the dimensions of the garden, calculate the area of the garden without the border addition.

Add the given area of the flowers to get the area of the entire garden with the addition.

The width of the flower border is x. Now write an equation for the area of the entire garden with the border addition using x. (Refer to your diagram to help you.) What equation do you get?

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